On Thu, 12 Apr 2007, Sven Schreiber wrote:
So I am thinking of other places to store the temp files. However,
py4gretl needs to pass that information from the gretl side to the
python side, so it's name must somehow be accessible from gretl script.
Hence my question: what type of environment variables can be used in a
script? Or any other ideas on a good place to store temp files (on all
See chapter 11, section 2 of the User's Guide, sub-head "Built-in
strings". You have "@userdir" which gives the user directory,
which must be writable (or else gretl will fail at startup).
We could maybe add a "getenv" function for strings, so you could
grab variables in the external environment.